Back to job search

Financial Crime Compliance Lead (MLRO)

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Compliance, Financial Crime

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Jackson Baker

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7870 7409

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a leading global investment management firm, is looking for a Financial Crime Compliance Lead (MLRO) for its Dublin (Ireland) office. Reporting into the EMEA Head of Financial Crime, the successful candidate will be providing advice on financial crime risks, from money laundering to corruption and fraud.

This role presents a fantastic opportunity to implement a global AML programme.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities will include, but ae not limited to:

  • Working alongside the EMEA Head of Financial Crime in enhancing the "four risks" framework in Ireland

  • Provide support on the compliance risk framework

  • Oversee all relevant audits, regulatory visits and examinations in regard to the "four risks" in Ireland

  • Provide reporting and annual reports on the risk framework to boards and committee

  • Deliver relevant training to team members, including Senior Management and Boards

  • Put in place a monitoring programme for all relevant business areas

  • Be the escalation point of contact for all complex transactions

  • Provide assistance in Fund oversight

Your Profile

  • 10+ years of experience in Financial Compliance risk management

  • Previous experience working as a Financial Crime specialist and/or MLRO is a strong advantage, especially if gained in an asset management firm

  • Also highly advantageous - recent experience of being a MLRO for Irish domiciled funds and/or other registrable Irish entities

  • Strong knowledge of Financial Crime regulations and regulatory trends

  • Proven experience in policy and procedure writing

  • Strong knowledge of AML/CTF and Sanctions

  • Beneficial though not essential: understanding of Fraud and Anti-Bribery and Corruption

  • Solid understanding of the requirements of an Ireland AML program and EU regulatory requirements

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jackson Baker.
Phone: 020 7870 7409
Reference Code: 11269

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.